When Veda kills Mildred's husband in a jealous rage, she pleads with her mother to take the rap.
And the same methods applied to the 2,000 costumes Roth designed for Mildred Pierce.
“Mildred was tired of people selling their lies to the media or claiming to speak for her when they do not,” the attorney said.
fem. proper name, Old English Mildðryð, from milde "mild" (see mild) + ðryð "power, strength." A popular name in the Middle Ages through fame of St. Mildred (obit c. 700), abbess, daughter of a Mercian king and a Kentish princess. Among the 10 most popular names for girls born in the U.S. between 1903 and 1926, it hasn't been in the top 1,000 since 1983.